Mitra Mirhassani received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, in 2007.

Currently, she is an associate professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor. Her research focuses on hardware security, development of methods for the detection of Trojan Hardware, and high-performance custom-designed AI systems.

She is a member of APMA Cyber Security Committee since 2019. She served as Vice-Chair for Women in Engineering Affinity Group, IEEE South - East Michigan section (2014), and is an advisor to WiSyc, Windsor Chapter.

She is serving as the Associate Editor for IEEE Access Journal and Neural Network track chair for the 2016-2018 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems. She is an IEEE Conference Editorial Board Member and a Senior Member of IEEE.